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are occurring around the world. >> unprecedented measures are in place for security at the super bowl in the wake of terror attacks overseas. in addition to metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs, blackhawk helicopters will enforce a no-fly zone that applies to drones, too. >> in the emergency room and then they announced there's [ indiscernible ] >> uc-davis medical center in sacramento is testing a patient for ebola. the patient is low risk but shows enough symptoms to call for testing. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. >> and good morning to you, i'm juliette goodrich in for michelle griego. >> happy friday, everyone! i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. and we need a little traffic and weather because the weekend is upon us. >> yes. >> and we have some areas of fog there concerning this morning because it's limiting visibility in santa rosa and san rafael. down to about a quarter mile. otherwise, cloud cover will greet you as you get ready to head out and these are the numbers you can anticipate. we are currently in the 40s and
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50s. north of the bay 39 santa rosa, 38 degrees in napa through vallejo. meanwhile, temperatures today under a mostly sunny sky albeit hazy into the 60s. winds kicking up tonight. san leandro is the hot spot now a traffic alert in effect northbound 880 at marina boulevard. there was a crash about two hours ago but it did some damage to the guardrail and they are repairing it. it could be blocked, the left lane, for a while longer causing delays coming into the san leandro area. if you are heading to oakland, problem-free near oakland airport if you are dropping somebody off or picking somebody up. silicon valley commuters, everything is great to sunnyvale . the zipper truck is opening up lanes. we try to find the truck every
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morning. >> it can run but can't hide. [ laughter ] >> all right. thank you, elizabeth. video from inside the plane as it lowered into the pacific with the parachute. anne makovec joins us in the newsroom with the remarkable cockpit video. >> reporter: he ran out of fuel and instead of falling to his death, he became a niche hero. we now have new video of that pilot parachuting his plane into the pacific ocean. now, you may have seen this video of leu morton's plane falling into the ocean. a parachute deployed from the plane to soften the blow. this was shot by the coast guard recording his descent. morton had a gopro camera rolling in the cockpit. and in that video, it shows the ocean below that cruise ship that came to save him and a look at the parachute. then eventually you will see morton mouthing the words "this is gonna be fun." before he lands in the ocean, 250 miles from maui. >> without any injuries, it's a
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pretty remarkable thing to be able to say. >> morton had radioed for help when he was running out of fuel on a flight from tracy to hawaii. the coast guard directed him to an area near a cruise ship and that ship sent a vessel to pull him out of the water. and on the way down, morton also told his father that he loved him. we'll hear more from morton coming up in the next half- hour. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, kpix 5. hip pop mogul suge knight has just been arrested on suspicion of murder. as don champion reports, his arrest follows a deadly hit-and- run in los angeles county. reporter: wearing sunglasses and flanked by his attorney former death row records founder suge knight turned himself in to los angeles police overnight. >> can you say anything about the allegations against you? >> reporter: after being questioned, investigators charged knight with murder in the deadly hit-and-run police say he was involved in thursday afternoon. witnesses say it happened in the parking lot of this compton
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fast-food restaurant after an argument. >> i noticed that they was arcing pretty loud. suge knight turned around and walked towards his car. >> reporter: once inside his red pickup truck witnesses say knight ran over two men one of them terry carter an actor and friend died. police say a second man was injured. >> so far the people we have talked to looked like it was intentional so we are handling it as a homicide. >> reporter: about 20 minutes before the accident, investigators say knight got into an argument at another location in compton. knight's attorney told police the argument continued at the fast-food restaurant and that his client accidentally ran over the two men as he was being attacked. >> red pickup truck involved in this. those people were also at the other altercation so yes, it all suggests that he was the person driving that truck. >> reporter: knight has a history of run-ins with the law. last year, he was charged in a robbery case and faces 30 years to life in prison if convicted. in 1996, he was driving the car that rapper tupac was shot and killed in. don champion, cbs news.
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>> last year, knight was shot six times at a los angeles nightclub. a corte madera doctor heading back to court now today to face new charges in a road rage shooting. a grand jury indicted dr. james simon on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. earlier this month, though, a judge dropped the manslaughter charges. kpix 5 legal analyst melissa griffin-caen says it's an unusual move for a d.a. >> reporter: generally speaking you would give it your best shot in one forum and if it doesn't work, it doesn't work and you move on or try to get a plea deal. but to actively go forth and try to get indictments from two different venues under four different charges is actually not that common. >> simon and william ostenton were involved in a road rage incident. a boy said he was sexually assaulted on the way home from
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tuesday. the 10-year-old said he was walking on the 1100 block of 98th avenue when a man approached her, took him to an area nearby and sexual assaulted him. the boy got away. the suspect is latino 40 to 50 years old. police say there was something that may make him stand out. >> the distinctive features the suspects has short hair salt and pepper with a thick or bushy beard that's also salt and pepper. >> police say the suspect was last seen wearing a brown leather jacket and dark pants. he had an unkempt appearance and may loiter in the area. marin county confirms two children have the measles. health officials say the patients are siblings were unvaccinated and became infected outside the county. kids were out of school during the infectious period and will be isolated for three weeks. a patient in northern california is being tested for ebola virus. the patient is currently at the
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uc-davis medical center in sacramento. one of 8 hospitals in the state equipped for potentially ebola patients. the hospital says the patient is in good condition sand in isolation so there's no risk to the public. it's not clear though when the test results will be complete. and a state senator has introduced a bill that would raise the legal smoking age in california from 18 to 21. he says his bill would curb tobacco use among teenagers. the legal smoking age in most states is 18. it's 19 in a few states. only some cities and counties including now, have raised the smoking age -- including new york city, have raced the smoking age to 21. some pricy wine stolen from a napa county restaurant is back where it belongs. 76 bottles were stolen from the french laundry restaurant in yountville. 72 bottles were returned and they are worth up to $300,000. they were recovered last week from a collector in north
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carolina. the collector is not considered a suspect. so far, no one has been arrested. time now 5:07. final preps under way for sunday's super bowl matchup with the seahawks and patriots. the nfl's security game plan to keep everyone safe. >> i'm kiet do in a range extended electric commercial truck. this is a truck but it drives a lot more like a racer. i'll have that story coming up. >> and out the door right now, chp is warning you could hit fog in parts of san jose. we'll show you where coming up. >> record highs here in the bay area. the days to expect it straight ahead as the news continues right here on kpix 5.
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it is the last friday of the month of january. good morning, everybody! we are taking a look at the beautiful bay bridge, compliments of our photographer gregg welk. we do have some cloud cover out there. a little hint of some fog, as well. we have your full friday weekend forecast coming up. we have developing news from the middle east. isis' deadline fasted in the face of a japanese and jordanian military pilot are
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unclear. isis wants a failed female suicide bomber released by jordan. >> the father of the jordanian pilot met with jordan's king abdullah trying to win his son's release. and 100,000 fans will attend super bowl festivities in arizona over the weekend. metal detectors, bomb snitching dogs are common place at super bowls now but recent terror attacks overseas have prompted changes to the nfl security plan. >> we're always looking at trends and things occurring around the world and how those things could affect us. >> that is super bowl xlix and, of course, super bowl 50 will be played in santa clara next
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year. local organizationers are in arizona to get a crash course on hosting the event. they are having fun and taking notes. >> it's rain there is. >> they are getting nailed right now. >> of all locations they say arizona is going to be the spot. >> it's a mess. >> and they are going to play some football. >> how about some traffic, liz? >> all right. let's see what's going on. we still have this traffic alert in effect in san leandro so maybe if you are heading to the airport, you could hit a little bit of a delay. so just a note, the left lane possibly two left lanes are blocked now northbound 880 at marina boulevard. it's due to some emergency road repair because of an earlier crash and we have a new eta of 7 a.m. this will be out there for the beginnin of the morning commute. stacked up in both directions for about an exit. if you are heading to oakland, everything is still looking okay right now near the oakland airport and coliseum.
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again, it's farther south near that marina exit where all the backups are. here's a live look at the bay bridge. the toll plaza. should be wrapping up now so all good so far approaching the toll plaza. no metering lights. no delay there. in san jose fog near the 880/237 interchange visibility really bad. so yeah, coming out of downtown san jose, just note the chp made note of that a little earlier. and mass transit is all on time. bart golden gate ferries caltrain and "ace" train 1 leaving the central valley. if you have any questions about your morning ride, remember kcbs, our radio partner, when you hit the roads at 106.9 fm or 740-am.
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with the forecast, here's roberta. once we get rid of the fog, we'll have sunshine. our live weather camera towards san jose this morning. we have mostly cloudy skies but we also have hints of fog working their way from the central valley back into san jose where yesterday the fog was so dense, we had airport delays at mineta international airport which is very rare. we'll keep you apprised of that situation as the morning progresses. right now, we do have fog and visibility down to a quarter mile in santa rosa at 37 degrees. it is now 43 in livermore with cloud cover. and san francisco's reporting 52 degrees and the winds are calm. here's what you need to know out the door. areas of fog developing under a mostly cloudy sky. we'll be sunny today and we'll see near or record warmth this weekend for the second consecutive weekend. and rain, well, at least a chance of it by thursday and friday. more on that but right now we do have rain in southern california from the mojave desert to the sonora desert, glendale with rain showers through tomorrow at the site of
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the super bowl. doesn't matter. they have a retractable rooftop at the stadium there. okay. here we have the fog in development stages. so as this area of low pressure ejects east, we have high pressure building in so it's going to turn windy tonight. in fact, here's our futurecast. here's our wind gusts. today by lunchtime, winds about 10 miles per hour at half moon bay. wind gusts 10 in the santa cruz mountains but by the evening commute up to 22-mile-per-hour wind gusts along the coastside and also in san rafael. these winds increase in the higher elevations of the north bay and east bay overnight. waking up on saturday morning on a breezy note along the immediate coast. so keep that in mind. a northerly wind 20 to 35 miles per hour tonight and early tomorrow morning. then the winds begin to back up somewhat during the afternoon hours. statewide 70 degrees at the capital today through davis into stockton and merced, modesto. all the way into the 60s in fresno today through hanford. 70 at monterey bay. wow, great day in monterey all
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the way through pebble beach and 51 degrees in the greater lake tahoe area. it's springtime skiing and if you are heading to northstar, pinball still the prime course at the pipe park. meanwhile if you are heading over to alpine meadows you buy a ticket there you get to ski at squaw valley as well for free, 10 lifts available. sugar bowl 6 lifts operating. highs today across the bay area into the 60s, numbers well above normal. forecast calls for dry weather through the end of january which is tomorrow. and then that means it will be the driest january on record dating back to 1850. we began february on a dry note. we'll increase cloud cover by thursday with the chance of rain by thursday afternoon if we get any rain, it's not a soaker but at least it's something. >> sun on sunday, though. >> sun on sunday. >> super bowl sunday. >> all right. thank you. it is 5:17.
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new this morning, california's state parks are under serious stress. according to a new report to be released today by the california parks forward commission, the san jose "mercury news" says the problems include lower budgets outdated technology and also a backlog on maintenance. the report says the state needs to find new sources of funding for the park. 5:18 on a friday. a daring attempt at a frozen niagra falls. still to come in the next half- hour, what one very extreme climber did not only once but twice. and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, what is the one team in the nhl that the sharks have not lost to all season? and tiger woods wait until you hear the comments that the golf analyst had to say about tiger after his round yesterday in phoenix. it's straight ahead. >> internships aren't just something you do in college anymore.
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jill schlesinger says they could be the best way to slide into a well paying job. internships aren't just something you do in college anymore. >> reporter: an interesting and lasting effect of the great recession is how much employers rely on internships to identify potential job candidates. internships allow you to learn relevant skills and grow your professional network. they can be especially valuable for career changers and parents seeking to re-enter the workforce. the good news is that unpaid internships in the for-profit world are a thing of the past. the national association of colleges and employers says 97.5%. internships are paid and the average hourly wage for interns with a bachelor's degree is $16.35. linkedin analyzed industries where internships are more likely to lead to full-time jobs. it found that the public relations and communications industry 61 out of every 1,000 hires are interns. almost 60% of those who interned at accounting firms accepted full-time jobs at the same company following their internship. in the bay area, there are more than 250 full time, part time and college credit internship positions available in various
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industries. the website internships.com allows you to narrow your search geographically to identify internship opportunities here in the bay area. i'm jill schlesinger for kpix 5.
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dublin interchange and the altamont pass. this is traffic heading into oakland right now on 580. no surprise. everything looks okay right now across that area as you can see there. we have backups in the altamont pass and a travel time. i can show it to you now. "kcbs traffic" it is all coming up. good morning, everybody. tiger woods shot a two-over 72 yesterday in phoenix. it wasn't great. but was it as bad as the golf channel's top analyst described it? >> tiger woods was as bad not as i have ever seen him, not as bad as i have ever seen another tour pro, the worst i have ever seen a tour pro around the greens. >> i wonder if he is going to hear from tiger. woods was playing in just his second tournament in six months. it showed, two bogeys and a double bogey on the first four holes. he is nine strokes behind the leader ryan palmer in phoenix. todd mcclelland sharks been
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camping out in the blind all season against the ducks. tied at one second period, san jose takes the lead. that was the start of a huge period. patrick marleau got the second on five goals in the second period. sharks win 6-3. they have not lost to anaheim all season. nothing but sweet music in moraga these days. saint mary's hosting lmu. word is out on brad waldo. found his teammates last night. carter from beyond the arc. gaels win 68-54. they are 9-1 in the west coast conference. and klay thompson headed to the all-star game. in fact, he is going to join his teammate steph curry first time since 1993, chris mullen and tim hardaway the warriors, have had two guys in the all- star game. i will see you tonight. all right. thank you very much, dennis. play of the day, world of golf, in florida at the lpga a local golfer on the tea paula
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creamer from pleasanton, might be about an eight iron. 163 yards and no putter needed! she aced it! it's a hole in one. a one on a three, she's happy. and paula winning our play of the day. >> you have to keep the low golf voice. >> yes. 5:25 now. a bay area community not laughing at the experience he had at a local eatery. why he is upset with the way he was treated while out at a well- known cafe. >> you could actually hear the blow as if he was hitting a punching bag and, um, she is terrified. >> a call to sell a product quickly turns into a call that saved a woman's life. the unexpected heroes who alerted police from some 900 miles away. coming up. >> and i'm kiet do live at right speed in san jose. these guys convert dirty diesel burning trucks into electric. we take one for a test drive and let me just say, wow!
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my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh! your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. cameras are rolling when an elderly man becomes the victim of a strong-arm robbery. what he purchased before the attack that might have made him a target. >> and the small plane makes a crash-landing near hawaii. now we're seeing the splashdown from the pilot's point of view as he lands in the ocean. >> here we go again! record warmth. i'll pinpoint which days to expect it. >> looks like the cash delays have begun at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll talk all about the metering lights as well coming up. >> and good morning to you, it's friday, january 30. i'm juliette goodrich in for michelle griego. >> happy friday, everyone.
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i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:30. a silicon valley company could be the tesla of the truck world. >> kiet do explains how right speed is converting dirty trucks into lean clean electric machines and it's something you'll only see on 5. reporter: deep in the heart of silicon valley is the geekiest, dare i say sexiest delivery truck you will ever see. >> um, how does it drive? >> why don't you drive it and see? >> ready? >> all right, hang on. here we go. oh, my goodness! on the outside it looks like a typical delivery truck but its v-8 engine and drive train were removed and replaced with a 26- kilowatt battery and pair of electric motors that have been throttled down from 500 to 200- horsepower. >> why would you want to give
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up 500-horsepower? [ indiscernible ] [ laughter ] >> reporter: the result is sports car-like instant acceleration and power. to stop the truck, you actually just let off the gas and braking kicks in and brings the vehicle to a complete stop. you essentially just drive the truck with one pedal. >> reporter: right speed's ceo ian wright says garbage trucks typically burn on average 14,000 gallons of fuel a year and spend thousands of dollars replacing the brakes. >> when you brake in the traditional sense you're throwing money away. you're taking energy you got by burning fuel which you paid for and you're just throwing it away as heat in the brakes what we do instead is use the electric motors as generators and we put that energy back in the battery so you can use it the next time you accelerate. >> reporter: companies are taking notice. the ratto group a waste management company in santa rosa has already begun converting their fleet to meet tough new emissions standards and save money.
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wright speed expects to grow 10 times bigger and have more than 200 employees by 2018. and wright himself has electric vehicle street cred. he is one of the cofounders of tesla with elon musk. is he jealous of you? >> i don't think so. he is on a different mission. he loves what we're doing. he says it's great, of course everybody does. >> reporter: imagine a future where garbage trucks run cleaner, faster, cheaper, and more quietly. what's not sexy about that? and so the range of these trucks is about 40 miles on the battery. after that, the jet turbine kicks in runs on natural gas that powers the generator and that makes the truck go even farther with fewer emissions and much cheaper fuel source. so kind of a win-win-win all the way around. >> fascinating. i'm imagining not having a brake though. that was interesting concept. but how much does all of of this cost, kiet? >> reporter: so, your typical garbage truck can run about a
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half million dollars. a lot of these will be outdated once this new emissions law kicks in. you can convert one of these trucks for about $200,000. and according to wright speed you can recover that money in about 4 years. we're live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> i'm going to go out on a limb and say kiet probably enjoyed doing that story maybe a little bit. >> i think so christmas i give my garbage man a christmas gift because your garbage man knows what's in your life. >> and your postman. >> they know. it's true. right. it's nice to be friendly, too. [ laughter ] >> hi, everybody! we have some visibility issues this morning. we have some areas with some dense fog in the santa rosa area, also in san rafael. and currently as you head out the door, we have a variety of numbers from the 30s into the 40s. it's now 50 in half moon bay and san jose. it's 50 in mountain view where we do have cloud cover. 38 degrees from vallejo into napa and santa rosa this
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morning with visibilities down to a quarter mile due to fog from the central valley. temperatures in the 60s across the board but we anticipate record warmth this weekend. that's coming up at 5748. >> thank you -- that's coming up at 5:48. >> thank you, roberta. a traffic alert in san leandro. it could be out there for a while longer. they are saying 7 a.m. they are going to have that left lane blocked northbound 880 at marina boulevard. there was an early-morning fender-bender actually an overnight -- it happened around 3 a.m. and it did some damage to the sand barrels, it turns out, in the area. so there are crews out there trying to repair it. fortunately traffic is still light. but just a reminder if you are heading to oakland airport maybe later on this morning. that's "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you, liz. new this morning, a unique look at a man facing a life-and- death situation. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us in the newsroom and has cockpit video of the pilot whose plane
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had a parachute that saved him over the weekend. anne. >> reporter: he ran out of fuel and knew his plane was about to fall into the ocean. but instead of panicking, this pilot lived in the moment. we now have a new view of it recorded by the pilot himself. >> i love you took on a different meaning. >> reporter: leu morton calmly told his father he loved him as the coast guard filmed his cirrus plane fall from the sky and deploy a parachute. >> it's definitely been one that's seen by lots of people. >> reporter: you might have seen this video. >> the parachute deploys just like it's designed. >> reporter: but morton also shot his own gopro video which shows him gaze toward the ocean and the cruise ship that came to save him and then he shows the parachute billowing above him. he even mouths the words, this is going to be fun. >> i just passed one big hurdle. but now i still have all these other hurdles to go through. >> reporter: next up how to crash his plane into the pacific ocean. >> it was a pretty aggressive hit, hitting the water about 15
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to 20 miles an hour. >> reporter: the video shows him exit the plane a couple of hundred miles from hawaii where his 400-mile flight delivering the plane was to end. >> without any injuries is a pretty remarkable thing to be able to say. >> reporter: he survived this. >> it's -- it's still a little kind of surreal to me. >> reporter: thanks to a remarkable parachute and a quick response from the coast guard and a nearby holland america cruise ship. after he exited the plane and floated over on a raft, they sent a vessel nearby to pull him to safety. >> this is the life jacket. >> reporter: remember that life jacket he wore in the gopro video? now morton carries it with him. physical proof that he survived. morton works for a company that transports planes. he was flying this one from tracy toward a final destination in australia where it was supposed to be handed off to its new owner. >> lucky guy. anne, do we have any idea what went wrong during the flight? >> reporter: that's still under investigation. it ran out of fuel but it had
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just been outfitted with an extra fuel tank so there's some question if there may have been a valve malfunction that prevented the pilot from the accessing that extra fuel. live in the newsroom, anne makevoc, kpix 5. the marin county health department cop firms two children have come down with the measles. health officials say the patients are siblings, unvaccinated, and became infected outside of the county. the kids were out of school during the infectious period and will remain isolated for three weeks. a patient in northern california is being tested for the ebola virus. the patient is currently at uc- davis medical center in sacramento. one of eight hospitals in the state outfitted for potential ebola patients. the hospital says the patient is in good condition and is in isolation so there's no risk to the public. it's not clear yet when the test results will be complete. the deadline set by isis for a prisoner swap has come and gone but the fate of their hostages remains unclear this morning. isis wants to trade a japanese
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journalist and a jordanian military pilot for a failed female suicide bomber with ties to al qaeda. the journalist's wife is pleading with both governments to agree to the demands. an 83-year-old buys an iphone in berkeley and then watch what happens. as he leaves the apple store, a man comes up from behind, he snatches the phone from the man's hands and takes off. some people in the parking lot tried to catch the thief but he got away. it happened last month at the busy 4th street shopping district in berkeley. police hope someone recognizes the suspect in these surveillance pictures. and here he is crossing 4th street a short time before the robbery and even a better look at the suspect once he made it across the street. a bay area comedian says what happened to him at a well- known berkeley restaurant was not funny at all. kamau bell claims an employee at the elmwood cafe racially profiled him when she told him to scram while he was talking to his wife and her friends at
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the outdoor cafe. his wife is white. apparently the employee thought he may have been trying to sell her something. here's the cafe's response. >> i'm horrified. i mean, i -- i think it's just awful that somebody could come here and have an experience like that. i want to hear from him what happened. and then what we can do, um, to -- to move forward and do something about this situation. >> bell is perhaps best known for his fx show totally biased. bell blogged last night that he and his wife talked to the owner afterwards and decided to have a public conversation. er in not calling for anyone to be fired or a boycott. time now is 5:39. and the super bowl is this sunday in arizona. but a year from now, super bowl 50 will be played in santa clara. as kpix 5's joe vazquez reports, local organizers are in arizona getting a crash course in big game prep. >> reporter: with a million extra people here in phoenix for the festivities surrounding the biggest game of the year,
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safety is a major priority. as tight as security is here at the pre-game festivities in downtown phoenix, about 15 miles away in glendale they are ratcheting it up even more. on game day, blackhawk helicopters will fly the perimeter of the stadium in glendale enforcing a no-fly zone. cameras will send video back to command centers. >> the more we see the better off we can be proactively monitoring. >> reporter: the faa reminds everyone this is a "no drone" zone. >> leave your drone at home. >> reporter: everything and everyone will be searched even the halftime superstar. officials said katy perry and her band will be looked over thoroughly. with all these extra cops it may seem like a war zone but the host committee chair from san francisco who is touring the festivities says there's a balance and they want to get it right when the games are in the bay area. >> you don't want security to
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be too omni present or too intimidating but at the same time, fans want to know that there's security here that it's a comfortable place to bring their families to bring their kids, and that will be very morning for us in the bay area. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> super bowl 50 will be played at levi's stadium but there will be events held throughout the bay area. it is 5:41 now. a woman answers her phone while being attacked and doesn't even know it. how some quick thinking from 900 miles away actually saved that woman's life. >> and taking a live look now at interstate 880 now on this friday morning, traffic moving right along. let's keep it that wa
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good morning, it's friday, january 30. and we are taking a look at the
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beautiful big old bow and arrow on the embarcadero under mostly cloudy skies. thanks to photo journalist gregg welk for providing this beautiful view for us as we start our friday morning. we have hazy sunshine on tap today. highs in the 60s. we'll talk about the near and record warmth expected that's still coming up. >> well, you probably have never seen the grand canyon look just like this. time lapse video from the national park service shows a sea of fog filling the canyon. it's beautiful. it's called the total cloud inversion. it happens when most cold air gets trapped in the canyon below under a layer of warm air. doesn't happen very often but yesterday it was the second time in the last six weeks and they caught it on camera. >> beautiful. a call from telemarketers to sell a product turned into a call that saved a woman's life. >> ah! [ screaming and crying ] >> get out! >> an oregon woman on the other end never said hello but she unknowingly answered the phone
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and got the telemarketer's attention. the person heard the woman's screens as she was beaten and that's when she called police 900 miles away. >> we were not going to hang up this phone on the young lady at all. as far as i was concerned, the people in that room, we were the only lifeline. >> deputies in oregon quickly arrived and found the woman gasping for air. they arrested her ex-boyfriend. the victim says her phone was in her back pocket and she didn't know who called police. it is 5:45 now. it's friday. are we "friday light" out on the roads there, elizabeth? >> eh. so so. they just turned on the metering lights. they have been turning them on earlier and earlier. it used to be right around now 5:45 and that was early to switch on the lights and now all this week they have been on at 5:40, today 5:39. if you time out your commute like others minute by minute this affects you. so you're already stacked up to
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the overcrossing and metering lights have been on in the cash and fastrak lanes for a while. we have a traffic alert still in effect in san leandro. there was an overnight accident northbound 880 at marina boulevard. did some damage to the sand barrels there. so they have the left lane blocked off and we have a bit of a jam-up now to -- looks like maybe the 238 interchange? the estimated time of opening about 7. so those delays are probably going to get worse before they get better. so if you are maybe heading to oakland airport into oakland for whatever, you may hit a bit of a snag there in san leandro. but the oakland commute looks okay if you are hopping on the nimitz. it's friday. so we like to ask what drives you crazy on your commute. viewer ronald wants to know about cars making turns in bike lanes. he writes:
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>> well, we asked the san francisco bike coalition and it's true, drivers should merge into the bike lane when making a right turn. but the general rule is first come, first served applies. so if a bike is there first, the car should wait to turn until it's safe. but if the driver is ahead of the bicyclist the person waits for the car to turn or pass to the left. thanks, we want to know what drives you crazy during your commute. ask a question or share a gripe by emailing crazy@kpix.com. or tweet me at #ewengerkpix and watch to see if your question gets answered on air. that's a check of your "kcbs traffic." and bicyclist extraordinaire roberta gonzales has your forecast! >> we have a 40-miler planned for tomorrow morning. good morning. this is awesome to watch this. take a look at this right now. this is the scene in san jose. i have been noticing minute by
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minute it is getting foggier and foggier right there across the santa clara valley. right now we do have visibility problems in santa rosa. quarter of a mile due to pockets of dense fog at 37 degrees. livermore's overcast at 43. it's cloudy in oakland at 50. and we have some cloud cover in the city of san francisco at 50 degrees so we have fog now developing right here in the bay area. it will scrub out, we'll have some hazy sunshine and near or record warmth this weekend for the second weekend in a row. and if you want rain, i do, all right, it looks like we have at least an opportunity a chance of rain showers on thursday by midday. right now we have plenty of rain. it's subtropical in nature and it's blowing across the mojave desert into the sonora desert. this is important to us because as this low kicks east, we have high pressure building in right here causing wind tonight. we'll see increase winds out of the north 20 to 35 miles per hour. by lunch today 11-mile-per-hour winds along the coast.
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meanwhile 6 p.m. breezy ben lomond at 25-mile- per-hour wind gusts, 29 in san rafael by 9 p.m. and we are forecasting winds to increase in the overnight hours. we'll wake up tomorrow morning on the breezy side with those northerly winds. 44 degrees at the state capital going to up 70. low 50s with springtime skiing in tahoe over the weekend. 70 at pebble beach today. wow! our numbers streaming from 61 to about 69 degrees. 67 in oakland, warmer than in concord because of the dense fog this morning. here you go with your extended forecast. >> near and record warmth through tuesday in the bay area. these temperatures are well above average and if you want to check it out, you can do so. get the cbs bay area weather app and you can check out conditions in your area, and
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again, if it ever decides to rain you can check the realtime radar. search "kpix" in the app store and download the cbs bay area weather app. it's now available for iphone and android. my blog will be in there and i'll be talking about the weather conditions in arizona for the super bowl. i like this weather app better now because we made some revisions. >> thank you. so what are you doing this weekend? >> um, hanging out. >> might want to try this. >> i'm going to climb the frozen falls. [ laughter ] >> two yosemite climbers, well, you remember what they did a few weeks ago? they might want to try this. this is a canadian ice climber. his name is well gad. at niagra falls he climbed 146 feet up the ice along side the roaring waterfall three times on tuesday just for fun. monday he climbed down the frozen waterfall to clear away loose ice. he said some of the chunks were as big as cars. and there he is right at the
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i saw a commercial that said you can save $500 by switching to progressive. that was me, mom. [ laugh ] i thought you said "that was me, mom." [ laughter ] happening today a candlelight vigil is planned in memory of a jogger killed by street racers in san jose. family and friends will gather to remember 24-year-old kiran pabla. she was on her morning jog monday when street racers veered off the road and killed
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her. the vigil starts at 5:30 at a sikh temple on morillo avenue. the city is now trying to get drivers to slow down on the street where pabla was killed. police say the two suspects were going more than 70 miles an hour on yerba buena road. now a radar sign lets drivers know when they are going over the 40-mile-per-hour speed limit. officials hope people will slow down when they see they are speeding. the mayor says the city is exploring other options to make the area safer including reinforced guardrails. state law does not allow speed bumps where the speed limit is above 25 miles an hour. we are now hearing from some of the people who made some dramatic escapes from that apartment building that burned in san francisco's mission district wednesda at 22nd and mission. tenants didn't hear smoke detectors. 13-year-old alessandro gonzalez says he was trapped as thick black smoke filled the hallway. >> i tried to open the window
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and it wouldn't budge open so i pushed it really hard and it actually shattered. but it still opened. >> alessandro grabbed his dog went through the window on to the fire escape. cell phone video captured him going down the ladder, dropped the dog to rescuers and he jumped into the arms of a police officer. on the other side of the building firefighters rescued 7 people trapped on two fire escapes. and an investigation into an alleged sexual assault by a stanford athlete finds the suspect was drunk and so was the woman. star swimmer brock allen turner was arrested and dismissed from school for the alleged rape last week. the freshman tells police he had at least 7 drinks the night of the incident. police say turner was found by two grad students on top of a completely unresponsive girl outside the kappa alpha fraternity. the students say turner tried to run but they tackled him until police arrived. turner told deputies his
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intentions were not to try to rape a girl without her consent. he admitted to fondling the woman and removing her underwear but insisted his stayed on. turner is due in court to be formally charged next week. 5:56. friday morning just two more days until the big game. the super bowl. we are going to take a look at the unprecedented security in place. you're going to hear from the host committee looking ahead to next year's game right here at levi's stadium. this is going to be fun. those are some of the last words i would say if my plane was crashing into the ocean but we have a new view of a man doing that female announcer: don't wait for presidents' day to save on a new mattress. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now! save up to $300 on beautyrest and posturepedic. even get three years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. plus, free delivery, set up, and removal of your old set. and sleep train's 100 day money back guarantee. keep more presidents in your wallet. sleep train's presidents' day sale is on now! ...guaranteed! ♪ sleep train ♪ ♪ your ticket to a better night's
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stiffed just jump, just jump. when i jumped they actually caught me. >> reporter: tenants at the apartment building that burned in san francisco's mission district say the fire escapes didn't work and the smoke detectors didn't sound. one person was killed when the building went up in flames. >> always looking at trends and things that are occurring around the world.
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>> unprecedented measures are in place for security at the super bowl in the wake of terror attacks overseas. in addition to metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs, blackhawk helicopters will enforce a no-fly zone that applies to drones, too. >> in the emergency room and then they announced that there's a person there with ebola. >> uc-davis medical center in sacramento is testing a patient for ebola. the patient is low risk but shows enough symptoms to call for testing. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. >> and good morning to you, i'm juliette goodrich in for michelle griego. >> happy friday, everyone! i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:00. and new this morning, some video from inside the plane as it parachuted into the pacific ocean. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us in the newsroom with the remarkable cockpit video. ann. >> he ran out of fuel and instead of

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